Roman Catholic Diocese of Lafia

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Diocese of Lafia
Dioecesis Lafiensis
Location
Country  Nigeria
Ecclesiastical province Abuja
Metropolitan Cardinal of Abuja
Coordinates 8°29′30″N 8°31′00″E / 8.49167°N 8.51667°E / 8.49167; 8.51667
Statistics
Area 28,500 km2 (11,000 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
1,867,241
189,686 (10.2%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite
Cathedral Saint William Cathedral in Lafia
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Most Rev. Matthew Ishaya Audu
Map
The Diocese of Lafia is located in Nasarawa State which is shown here in red.
The Diocese of Lafia is located in Nasarawa State which is shown here in red.

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Lafia (Latin: Lafien(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Lafia in the Ecclesiastical province of Abuja in Nigeria.

History[edit]

Special churches[edit]

The Cathedral is St. William’s Cathedral in Lafia.

Leadership[edit]

  • Bishops of Lafia (Roman rite)
    • Bishop Matthew Ishaya Audu (since December 5, 2000)

See also[edit]

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